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On Marketplace, talking Google Books

I was interviewed for a brief spot on NPR Marketplace about the House hearings into the Google Books deal. I got one sentence in, after a 45-minute interview - I guess broadcast media is all about editing.
Written by Richard Koman, Contributor on
I was interviewed for a brief spot on NPR Marketplace about the House hearings into the Google Books deal.

I got one sentence in, after a 45-minute interview - I guess broadcast media is all about editing.

They've gotten together and created essentially a joint venture that basically outsources world literature to Google.

The only other source in this piece: the ACLU's Aden Fine, who added:

Google will have the ability not just to know what books you're looking at, but they'll know what pages you're looking at and how long you've spent on each page.

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